This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System, a major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, has an opening for a Staff Electrophysiologist in our Cardiology section. The Cardiac electrophysiology (EP) section consists of 3 full time Academic Electrophysiologists, 3 NPs and 4 dedicated device clinic RNs, who jointly care for a high volume of patients. We perform an entire spectrum of EP procedures including novel device therapies / physiologic pacing, all kinds of ablations, ethanol infusion, coil embolization, therapies for complex VT, including epicardial VT ablation, and structural procedures such as LA appendage closure. In addition, we have a strong research portfolio (both multicenter trials and investigator initiated clinical and pre-clinical studies). The candidates must be a Board Eligible / Board-Certified Cardiac Electrophysiologists and must demonstrate significant expertise in all facets of cardiac electrophysiology. Formal fellowship training and/or significant experience as the primary operator in advanced ablations, particularly atrial fibrillation ablation, is important. The successful candidate will need to show academic excellence, as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications, presentations at major scientific meetings and/or active participation in ongoing research. The selected candidate will have an academic appointment through the University of Minnesota at a level that is appropriate with academic achievements. There will be significant opportunities to participate in the teaching of students, residents and fellows, both cardiology and electrophysiology. We can support really exceptional candidates for the J1 VISA waiver related process. Work Schedule: Full time; Days VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): May be authorized. Amount to be determined. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting
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